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Crews trying to rescue driver of car that fell into ravine south of Buckley

UPDATE as of 7:21 p.m. :

The driver was rescued and taken to a hospital with serious injuries, according to East Pierce Fire & Rescue.

The man tried to turn his car around by the bridge about 1 p.m., when the vehicle went over the embankment, East Pierce officials said.

He tried to climb out, lost his footing, and fell about 100 to 150 feet into the ravine, toward the Carbon River.

A pair of off-duty officers called 911 after they saw the car about 4 p.m. and heard the man yelling for help.

The Washington State Patrol is investigating

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